UCDSU Elections Live Blog: First Count Results

Melissa Plunkett is deemed elected as Welfare Officer

Welfare Recount

Plunkett 1713

Kerr 1642

Plunkett went up by 2.

The two teams will now examine the 220 spoiled ballots.

Presidential Round 4

Transfers: 254 to Murphy, 173 to Oakes, 61 to O’Brien.

Murphy 1278

Oakes 1136

O’Brien 1116

There will be a recount between Oakes and O’Brien as there is only 20 votes between them. One will be eliminated.

Presidential Round 3

Updated 7:51pm

Juliet McFadden’s Transfers: 160 for Oakes, 142 for Murphy, 79 for Aljohmani, and 32 for O’Brien. Aljohmani is eliminated with 669 votes to be re-distributed.

O’Brien leads with 1055, Murphy is up to 1024, with Oakes on 963.

No one will reach the 1905 quota on the next count.

Presidential Round 2

Updated: 7:15pm

Amy Crean’s Transfers: 50 to McFadden, 46 to Oakes, 40 to Murphy, 24 to Aljohmani, and 6 to O’Brien.

Juliet McFadden is eliminated. Her 475 votes will now be re-distributed.

O’Brien leads with 1023, followed by Murphy with 882, Oakes with 803, and Aljohmani with 590.

Welfare Round 2:

151 for Plunkett, 119 for Kerr.

This leaves Plunkett on 1711 and Kerr on 1642.

The difference between Kerr and Plunkett is under 1.9% therefore an automatic recount has been called to ensure the count is accurate.

 

Next up is Ag Science.

Updated: 6:46pm

President

334 for O’Brien, 38 for Murphy, 16 for Oakes, 6 for Aljohmani, 4 for McFadden, 2 for Crean. Amy Crean is eliminated. The quota is set at 1905.

O’Brien is now in the lead with 1017, followed by Murphy with 842, Oakes with 757, Aljohmani with 566, and McFadden with 425.

O’BRIEN = 1017 (26.7%)

MURPHY = 842 (22.1%)

OAKES = 757 (19.8%)

ALJOHMANI = 566 (14,8%)

McFADDEN = 435 (11.1%)

CREAN = 182 (4.7%)

RON = 18

Welfare

155 for Kerr, 150 for Plunkett, 32 for Roche, 20 for RON. Plunkett is 37 votes ahead of John Kerr. Kylie Roche is eliminated. The quota for Welfare is 1778.

PLUNKETT = 1560 (43.8%)

KERR = 1523 (42.8%)

ROCHE = 362 (10.1%)

RON = 109

Education

342 valid votes. 182 for Crosby, 126 for Brown, 34 for RON. Crosby is elected with 1734 votes to 1437 for Brown.

Graduate Education

114 for Torris, 30 for RON. Torris is re-elected.

C&C

243 for Monaghan, 100 for Brennan, 18 for RON. Monaghan is elected with 2066 votes to 1534.

Treasa Moloney is elected as Irish Language Officer.

 

Next up is Sutherland.

President

289 valid votes. 109 for Oakes, 62 for O’Brien, 48 for Murphy, 30 for McFadden, and 20 apiece for Crean and Aljohmani.

MURPHY = 804 (23.6%)

OAKES = 741 (21.7%)

O’BRIEN = 683 (20%) 

ALJOHMANI = 560 (16.4%)

McFADDEN = 421 (12.3%) 

CREAN = 180 (5.2%) 

Welfare

119for Kerr,115 for Plunkett, 33 for Roche, and 6 for RON.

Education

158 for Crosby, 95 for Brown, 12 for RON

Graduate Education

62 for Torris, 18 for RON

C&C

155 for Monaghan, 111 for Brennan, 8 for RON

Law College Officer

Ed Leonard was elected unopposed.

Next up is Health Science.

Updated 17:28pm

President

397 valid votes. 130 for Murphy, 94 for Aljohmani, 80 for Oakes, 66 for O’Brien, 14 for McFadden and 12 for Crean.

Education

199 for Crosby, 150 for Brown, 9 for RON. Crosby’s lead extends to 178.

Welfare

378 valid votes. 196 for Kerr, 142 for Plunkett, and 36 for Roche. Kerr now just 46 behind Plunkett.

Graduate Education 

41 for Torris and 6 for RON.

C&C

221 for Monaghan, 136 for Brennan. Monghan now over 500 votes ahead.

Aoibheann Nic Giolla Riogh is re-elected as College Officer.

 

Next up is Veterinary Science.

Updated: 4:49pm

President

221 valid votes. 121 for O’Brien, 58 for Murphy, 15 for Oakes, 14 for Aljohmani, 10 for McFadden, and 3 for Crean.

MURPHY = 626 (23%)

O’BRIEN = 555 (20.4%)

OAKES = 552 (20.2%)

ALJOHMANI = 446 (16.3%)

McFADDEN = 377 (13.8%)

CREAN = 148 (5.4%)   

 

Education

102 for Crosby, 73 for Brown and 11 for RON. Crosby’s lead is starting to grow.

Welfare

89 for Kerr, 83 for Plunkett, 12 for Roche and 6 for RON.

C&C

137 for Monaghan, 55 for Brennan, and 5 for RON stretches Monaghan’s lead.

Graduate Education

34 for Torris and 2 for RON.

College Officer – College of Agriculture, Food Science and Veterinary Medicine

172 for Amy Mulchrone, 36 for Katie Kilgannon, with 1 for RON.

 

Next up is the result from Quinn.

Updated 4:05pm

President 

225 valid votes. O’Brien takes 64, with 55 for Oakes, 54 for Murphy, 32 for Aljohmani, 13 for McFadden, and 6 for Crean.

After 2,500 votes counted it stands:

MURPHY = 568 (22%)

OAKES = 537 (21%)

ALJOHMANI = 434 (17%)

O’BRIEN = 434 (17%) 

McFADDEN = 367 (14%)  

CREAN = 145 (5%) 

Welfare

198 valid votes. 120 for Kerr, 50 for Plunkett and 20 for Roche. Kerr now trails Plunkett by 106 votes.

Graduate Education

51 for Torris and 4 for RON. Torris now leads 557 to 98.

Education

190 Valid votes. 119 for Crosby, 60 for Brown and 11 for RON puts Crosby 100 votes ahead of Brown.

Campaigns & Communications

165 for Monaghan, 38 for Brennan, and 5 for RON. Monaghan now leads with 1310 votes to 952.

College of Business – Officer

Alexandra Bolster was elected unopposed.

 

The next boxes open are Science 2 and Arts 2.

Update 3:20pm

President

Arts 2 Total Valid Poll 464

106 Oakes, 99 Murphy, 89 McFadden, 88 Aljohmani, 48 O’Brien, 32 Crean

There are 104 valid votes in Science 2. 29 for Murphy, 24 for Oakes, 21 for Aljohmani, 10 apiece for McFadden and Crean, with 8 for O’Brien.

237 valid votes from the Thursday evening boxes, which were open to all students. 76 for O’Brien, 45 for Oakes, 41 for Murphy, 33 for McFadden, 31 for Aljohmani, 11 for Crean.

Murphy is still in the lead, followed by Oakes, Aljohmani and O’Brien. McFadden and Crean are in the final two spots.

MURPHY: 514 (22.5%)

OAKES: 482 (21.2%)

ALJOHMANI: 400 (17.5%)

O’BRIEN: 370 (16.2%)

MCFADDEN: 222 (15.5%)

CREAN: 139 (6.1%)

RON: 16 (0.22%)

Welfare

Plunkett is now leading by 1020 to 844 for Kerr, with Roche on 266.

Education

Crosby is still leading with 974 to 937 for Brown.

Campaigns and Communications

Monaghan leads 1145 to 914 for Brennan.

Graduate Education

Torris now has 506 votes to 94 for RON.

 

College Officers

College of Science

Bollard is elected with 330 votes to 290.

College of Engineering and Architecture
Niall Donohoe was elected unopposed.

College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences  

Sophie Gibbons and Sophie Sheridan-Burns were elected to the two positions for Arts.

 

1:42 pm Update

The races for the Sabbatical positions are tight after the first set of results were announced.

President

There were 1470 valid votes from boxes in Carysfort, Engineering, Richview, and Science 1 for the Presidential race.

Incumbent President Barry Murphy is in front with 345 votes, or 23%, followed by Ryan Oakes on 307 votes, or 21%.

Rosie Aljohmani is third with 260 votes (18%), followed by Breifne O’Brien on 238 (16%), Juliet McFadden on 222 (15%) and Amy Crean with 86 (6%).

 

Welfare

Melissa Plunkett is leading John Kerr by 660 votes to 523 (41% to 36%), with Kylie Roche on 11%.

85 of the 1467 votes cast were spoiled, with 3% so far for RON.

 

Campaigns and Communications

Thomas Monaghan is leading Kevin Brennan by 737 to 537 votes.

 

Education

Christine Brown and Stephen Crosby are separated by only 11 votes, with 652 for Crosby and 641 for Brown. 107 votes were spoiled.

 

Graduate Education

Niall Torris is leading RON by 287 to 62.

 

Results valid at 1:42pm.

 

College Officers

Irish 

Treasa Moloney leads RON by 449 to 32.

 

Arts

Sophie Gibbons is on 338, with 180 votes for Sophie Sheridan Burns and 28 for RON. As there are two seats available, the pair will be elected.

 

Science

A tight race has Bollard leading Bhanja by 262 to 223.

The races for Engineering and Architecture and Business are over.

 


Figures and updates from the count centre are coming live from Rachel O’Neill – Editor

Words by Cian Carton – Editor

 

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